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tv   Eyewitness Noon News  CBS  September 14, 2010 12:00pm-12:30pm EDT

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primary day. voters head to the polls and candidates scramble for every last vote. >> a closer look at the races expected to go down to the wire. hello again, i'm jessica kartalija. >> >> i'm don scott. today, they're campaigning up until the last minute. the top candidates for baltimore city state's attorney met with the voters before they cast their votes. er wjz-13 and andrea fujii are live at cross country elementary. that's one of the polling stations. >> reporter: good afternoon, jessica and to everyone. some are calling this the race to make the city safer. some voters are casting their ballots as to who they think will do the best job.
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voters turned out early making a final push for the city state's attorney candidate bernstein and outside of this middle school, jessamy greeted voters. we think we've run a professional campaign. >> i was talking about the issue and continue to talk about the issues because that's what's important to the voters. >> reporter: both have received last minute endorsements. jessamy has support from city ministers and bernstein has billy murphy on his side. >> there have been so many disasters in that office and failed opportunities. it's time for baltimore to get something better than that. >> reporter: each has their idea on who will make the city safer. bernstein stresses jessamy hasn't been tough enough on repeat offenders. >> >> people are frustrated and
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what to see a change. >> we've done a great job, of course, over the last years, we've reduced crime. we'll continue to do that. in the end, voters have the final say. >> reporter: and among other endorsements jessamy is endorsed by elijah cummings and bernstein has the support of the police union. >> and polls will stay open until 8:00 tonight. and another race. the democratic primary for the baltimore executive. bartenfelder and kamenetz are battling it out. they've faced off on the radio to reach 800,000 people and the economy is a popular topic of decision for them both. we talk about the economy and that's on everyone's mind. they want to make sure they're working and they have income to pay their bills.
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>> when times are tough, the challenges to rethink how to do things and can we do things smarter and more efficiently. >> the winner will face kevin holt. ehrlich picked up mccain's endorsement. mccain called ehrlich a fine guy. and brian murphy gets an endorsement. sarah palin is making calls for murphy. his business experience, she says makes him the best candidate. we'll bring you the updated results throughout the evening. and today, the number of rape investigations has spiked in recent months. this comes from the dedays of the report from the sun that
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show that is baltimore leads the nation in rape reports dismissed by the police. before the sun investigation, the number was down 15%. and today, a hearing is taking place to discuss how the police departments across the country report rape cases. a search is underway for a 5-year-old boy who may be with a man facing federal drug charges. the boy was taken by tony robinson. he's been in a custody battle with the boy's mother. when he found out he was not the boy's biological father, he ran off with the child. a nightmare is almost over for this american after 14 months in a prison in iran. minutes ago, she boarded a flight out of iran.
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>> reporter: iran's english channel news channel announced her release. >> one of the three citizens detained in iran has been freed. >> reporter: they were arrested and jailed while hiking along the border between iran and iraq. they were charged with spying. after days of conflicting reports, the tv said this morning she was released on $500,000 bail and her mother is already waiting for her nearby. yesterday, her family asked for the bail to be reduced they said they didn't have the money. >> reporter: the u.s. governments don't have relations with iran so the swiss are handling it. officials told cbs news they didn't want to comment until after they left the iranian air space. her mother says she has serious medical factors and the others remain in custody.
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this morning, the government announced their trial is extended for two months. that didn't say when they may go to trial. analysts say that the reports over when and how they would be released could mean they're divided on what to do with the jailed americans. in washington, joel brown, wjz- 13 eyewitness news. >> and at this hour, there's no word on who paid for shore's bail. if you enjoyed the weather yesterday, you'll be happy with the next few days as well. it's a beautiful afternoon once again. we're live with the first warning weather coverage. marty is enjoying the day. it's gorgeous. and first,'ll start with bernadette. >> hello, it's a beautiful afternoon. this is what i want to show you, temperatures around the region. we're warming up. you can see, it's already 80 degrees in baltimore and look
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at how low the dew point dropped. that's how dry the air is. 70s in the mountain and closer in, you can see this from 70s to 80 degrees. you can hang on to this a little bit longer. and thank you, we're sitting here and we're doing a little bit of fall decorating. you can see the purple flamingo. walking tall today! isn't that the truth. and let's look at the graphic that's going to show the next possibility of getting the rain in here. it will be a thursday night and friday deal. i don't necessarily want to say storm, not for our area. north of the mason-dixon line up towards pa, they'll have steady rain. that's the next wrinkle in the blanket. there's a lot going on with the weather and the weekend. that's time between the weekend and the vacation. plus, we have hurricanes down
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in the basin that need to be discussed. bernadette woods will take care of the forecast coming up. thank you, marty and it wasn't pretty, but the ravens turned out the right way with the jets. ron matz has more on the game and the excitement over the win. good afternoon, ron. >> the ravens went to the new stadium where a sandwich sets you back $19. baltimore fought for early turnovers and taking the lead on this mcgahee run. that's in the first half and the ravens had a field goal and that's all the defense needed and ray lewis, number 52 and this thrills dustin over the middle. he's trying to find manhattan this morning.
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earlier, i asked the fans about what impressed them about the win. >> the defense, pressing and pushing and not letting them catch a break, they were just on them and persistent. >> jones took serious hits and he's a tough man. they stayed together as a team. >> the game was powerful when lewis hit that guy, that was off the chain! we kept our composier. >> they held it together and ray lewis' hit, that made everyone happy. lewis putting a hurting on people. that was an awesome game. >> and old school was right. don, up next to the ravens, cincinnati. the ravens lost both games to the bangles last year and in the games, scored 21 points. >> yeah. thank you, ron. that was it, don, right there.
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from,. >> yeah, thank you. >> thank you, that goes in the back of the card. >> don't forget,the rains are on the road and they're back on wjz. you can watch them in cincinnati, here on wjz-13. it's at 1:00. >> that's a little close for comfort. i had a stomach ache by the end of it. the still to come on wjz-13 at noon. how states filed a lawsuit to block the health care bill. and the gas explosion in california is raising questions about the safety of gas lines across the country. let's look live outside this noon. bernadette woods will be back with the first warning weather forecast. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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>> >> a judge is hearing cases about states that object to the health care law. and also, about states accepting medicaid that aren't
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covered by the government. the trial is underway for the man accused of killing angel's pitcher -- and two others. he pitched six scoreless innings and the car he was in collided in a minivan in 2009. the driver of the car had a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit. he could spend life in prison. federal officials are questioning gas lines across the country. that's after the san francisco suburb. and experts say that the disaster is the sign of a bigger problem nationwide. officials recorded 6000 gas main accidents since 2000. the inspections only require the inspections on 7% of the natural gas lines. still ahead at noon, take a
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live look outside. please stay tuned. bernadette woods will have the first warning weather forecast. >> first, we'll look at today's midday stocks followed by the multimatch numbers. [ male announcer ],,,,, the new subway flatbread breakfast sandwiches!
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we're warming up nicely and baltimore, 83 degrees and the air is dry. a front is passing by to the north and bringing dry air our way. these will continue to drop and
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they've kicked up the wind. we'll have a breeze today and a nice, warm afternoon. here's the situation. high pressure will build in behind the front and then, a storm system will move our way thursday and friday. here's the storm taking shape. it has rain and you can see this after the raven's game, you saw the rain and that's moving our way. and now, it will move through quickly. we get rid of the storm, high pressure that here's that one, thursday and friday. a chance for rain and at this point, it looks like it gets out of here for the weekend. in the tropics. this is igor, still category 4. it lost its strength and it's a category 4 still. and it's moving and it's moving slowly. this cone keeps it out over the water and keeps it over bermuda.
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by sunday, we'll talk about igor. we'll keep you up to date on that and julia is a hurricane. julia's way out there! here's igor. it's moving at about 10 miles per hour and winds up to 86 miles per hour. a strong category one storm. there's one more we want to watch. this is not organized to a tropical depression or storm yet. it would be karl. there's not a lot to it. but it will drift -- drift to the northwest. forecast today is nice. 83 degrees and a breeze. then, tonight, we'll cool down, 52 for the low and tomorrow, up to 80 degrees once again and sunshine, passing clouds and then, the storm comes our way thursday and friday. we'll have the five-day forecast coming up. and still to come at noon,
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a sanitary survey. a survey shows how many americans really wash their hands. >> here are the top stories on at this hour. for more information, go to everyone knows a fee is a tax. you raised some taxes during that period, particularly the property tax as well as a lot of fee increases. as you know, there's a big difference between fees and taxes. but...they're the same. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. there's a big difference between fees and taxes. fees and taxes are one in the same. if it comes out of my pocket, it's a tax. now he says it isn't true. we didn't raise taxes. what? still doing the same thing, paying out more money. typical politician.
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we americans are washing our hands more often. it's the highest rate since 14 years ago. the h1n1 out break may have prompted people to wash their hands. also, women wash their hands more than men. researchers may be closer to create a blood test predicting alzheimers. in a new study, the test was accurate 80% of the time. and be sure to check in with wjz-13 eyewitness news at 4:00. women on the sidelines. hear from the female reporter. >> why are babies living in fort bragg dying. join us for today's stories and more.
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and stay with us, the five-day forecast is coming up. ,,,, as a career prosecutor i made decisions on facts not politics. in washington, i'm trying to do the same. that's why i voted to crackdown on wall street and protect the bay. and why i voted against the $3 trillion budget, the big bank bailout, and against the health care bill. you see for me it's not about democrats or republicans it's about common sense and doing what's best for our families. maybe that's why i'm ranked one of the most independent members of congress. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message.
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wrinkle in the blanket. that's a good mid-september weekend coming up. marty, thank you. don't miss tonight's lineup. at 10:00, the making of fashion's night out 2010 followed by eyewitness news at 11:00. and thank you for watching eyewitness news, wjz-13 maryland's news station. have a great day, everyone, enjoy the sunshine. we'll see you back tonight. >,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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